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Book of the Week, Theatre Writings Episode guide

  1. An Open Letter

    5/5 In July 1962, Tynan writes a surprisingly negative review about Laurence Olivier.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2007

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  2. A Verbal Wizard

    4/5 Tynan makes astonishingly accurate assessments of The Entertainer and A Taste of Honey.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2007

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  3. Dodging the Ban

    3/5 Kenneth Tynan's passionate and entertaining campaign against theatre censorship.

    First broadcast: 28 Feb 2007

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  4. The Voice of the Young

    2/5 In May 1956, Kenneth Tynan writes an ecstatic review of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger.

    First broadcast: 27 Feb 2007

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  5. Apathy

    1/5 Kenneth Tynan is barely 20 when he writes his first audacious reviews.

    First broadcast: 26 Feb 2007

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